Ajax midfielder, Donny van de Beek has been signed by Manchester United for a reported fee of £34 million ($45 million) plus add-ons.
Manchester United announced this on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 as it’s coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made the 23-year-old midfielder his first signing of the summer transfer window.
Donny van de Beek has signed a five-year deal at Old Trafford after he participated actively in Ajax’s run to last year’s Champions League semi-final.
Van de Beek in his statement to Manchester United’s official website, he said, “I am now ready to take the next step in my career and perform at the highest level and there is no higher standard than Manchester United. Everyone has told me how amazing the Old Trafford atmosphere is and I am looking forward to experiencing that, once it is safe for the fans to return”.
He further expressed his excitement in being a part of the team that has some of the best midfielders in the world and he said he cannot wait to be a part of it.